Past events

  1. Jun 29 2020

    ILA Noon Network: Data Storytelling and Developing Data Stories

    Monday, Jun 29, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  2. Jun 25 2020

    Awards Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  3. Jun 25 2020

    IACRL Journal Club Discussion

    Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  4. Jun 25 2020

    ALA Annual Conference

    Thursday–Tuesday, Jun 25–30, 2020

    Chicago, IL

  5. Jun 20 2020

    Deadline for September issue of the ILA Reporter

    Saturday, Jun 20, 2020

  6. Jun 18 2020

    ILA Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, Jun 18, 2020 7:00pm

  7. Jun 13 2020

    Trustee Forum Zoom Meeting

    Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

  8. Jun 12 2020

    Reaching Forward Zoom Meeting

    Friday, Jun 12, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

  9. Jun 11 2020

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 10:00am–3:00pm

    TBA

  10. Jun 8 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Jun 8, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  11. Jun 3 2020

    Youth Services Forum Zoom Board Meeting

    Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020 9:00am–11:00am

  12. Jun 1 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jun 1, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  13. Jun 1 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jun 1, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  14. Jun 1 2020

    2020 Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 1–5, 2020

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Brooks Building, 300 S Second Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701

  15. May 29 2020

    Reaching Forward Fridays - Programming 101

    Friday, May 29, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  16. May 29 2020

    ILA Finance Committee Meeting

    Friday, May 29, 2020 10:00am

    Zoom

  17. May 29 2020

    ILA Executive Committee Meeting

    Friday, May 29, 2020

    Zoom

  18. May 28 2020

    Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:30pm–6:30pm

  19. May 28 2020

    Committee and Forum Reports Due

    Thursday, May 28, 2020

  20. May 27 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum (SANP) Meeting

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:00pm

  21. May 22 2020

    Reaching Forward Friday - Top Marketing Trends for Libraries

    Friday, May 22, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  22. May 21 2020

    Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:30pm–6:30pm

  23. May 20 2020

    New Executive Board Member Orientation

    Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:00am

    Zoom

  24. May 19 2020

    ILA Noon Network: Legislative Update with Derek Blaida

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  25. May 15 2020

    Spark: Connect and Get Fired Up!

    Friday, May 15, 2020 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Milner Library, Illinois State University, 201 N School St, Normal, IL 61761

  26. May 14 2020

    Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:30pm–6:30pm

  27. May 14 2020

    Everything Library Trustees Need to Know During COVID-19 Webinar

    Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:00pm–4:00pm

  28. May 11 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 11, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  29. May 11 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 11, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  30. May 11 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, May 11, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  31. May 8 2020

    Reaching Forward Friday - Awkward, Ill-Timed, and Startling Situations

    Friday, May 8, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  32. May 8 2020

    ILA Executive Board Meeting RESCHEDULED from 4/30/2020

    Friday, May 8, 2020 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA, Illinois Library Association, Ste. 401, Chicago, Illinois 60654

  33. May 7 2020

    Youth Services Forum Social Hour

    Thursday, May 7, 2020 5:30pm–6:30pm

  34. May 1 2020

    Reaching Forward Friday - Coming Soon

    Friday, May 1, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  35. May 1 2020

    Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 1, 2020 9:30am–3:30pm

    Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  36. May 1 2020

    2020 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 1, 2020 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  37. Apr 30 2020

    Illinois Library Trustee Spring Webinar

    Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

  38. Apr 29 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  39. Apr 27 2020

    Contemporary Fairy-Tale and Folklore Novels/Novelizations in Adult Literature

    Monday, Apr 27, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  40. Apr 27 2020

    Youth Services Forum Zoom Meeting

    Monday, Apr 27, 2020 11:00am–2:00pm

  41. Apr 24 2020

    Reaching Forward Fridays - Advocacy for Introverts, Advocacy for Extroverts: How You Can Make a Difference in Trying Times

    Friday, Apr 24, 2020 1:00pm–2:15pm

  42. Apr 24 2020

    Committee and Forum Reports Due

    Friday, Apr 24, 2020

  43. Apr 23 2020

    IACRL Journal Club Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  44. Apr 22 2020

    Music Programming in Libraries

    Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  45. Apr 20 2020

    Outside the Box Programs

    Monday, Apr 20, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  46. Apr 17 2020

    Reaching Forward Fridays - Experience Required: Building Supervisory Skills When You’re Not a Manager

    Friday, Apr 17, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  47. Apr 17 2020

    Finance Committee and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Apr 17, 2020 10:00am

    TBA

  48. Apr 17 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Apr 17, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  49. Apr 17 2020

    2020 Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 17, 2020 9:00am–4:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193

  50. Apr 16 2020

    Committee and Forum Reports Due

    Thursday, Apr 16, 2020

  51. Apr 15 2020

    Virtual Library Environment: What's Working?

    Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  52. Apr 14 2020

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 10:00am–3:30pm

    Brookens Library - University of Illinois Springfield, One University Plaza, Springfield, IL 62703

  53. Apr 13 2020

    How I Grew My Teen Volunteer Program And You Can, Too

    Monday, Apr 13, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  54. Apr 13 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Apr 13, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  55. Apr 10 2020

    Reaching Forward Fridays - 20 New Programs for 20-30 Somethings

    Friday, Apr 10, 2020 1:00pm

  56. Apr 9 2020

    ILA Marketing Virtual Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 9, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  57. Apr 9 2020

    Young Adult Services Forum Board Zoom Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 9, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

  58. Apr 8 2020

    Library Separation/Termination 101: A Quick Guide

    Wednesday, Apr 8, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  59. Apr 6 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 6, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  60. Apr 6 2020

    Interviewing Remotely

    Monday, Apr 6, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  61. Apr 6 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 6, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  62. Apr 3 2020

    Reaching Forward Fridays - #OwnVoices for All Readers: Incorporating EDI Values into Readers’ Advisory Service

    Friday, Apr 3, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  63. Apr 3 2020

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Apr 3, 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  64. Apr 1 2020

    Connecting with Staff Remotely

    Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  65. Mar 30 2020

    ILA Noon Network Webinar

    Monday, Mar 30, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

    Online, Chicago, IL 60654

  66. Mar 30 2020

    Multi-Generational Story Time Field Trips

    Monday, Mar 30, 2020 12:00pm–12:30pm

  67. Mar 25 2020

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  68. Mar 25 2020

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  69. Mar 25 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  70. Mar 20 2020

    Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter

    Friday, Mar 20, 2020

  71. Mar 14 2020

    2020 Trustee Forum Workshop - Oak Brook

    Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 8:00am–3:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  72. Mar 13 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Mar 13, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  73. Mar 9 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Mar 9, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  74. Mar 7 2020

    2020 Trustee Forum Workshop - Springfield

    Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 9:00am–2:30pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701

  75. Mar 2 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 2, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  76. Mar 2 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 2, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  77. Feb 26 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  78. Feb 21 2020

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Feb 21, 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  79. Feb 21 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Feb 21, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  80. Feb 21 2020

    South Suburban Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 21, 2020 7:45am–10:00am

    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  81. Feb 19 2020

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

  82. Feb 17 2020

    Presidents' Day Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 17, 2020 7:45am–10:00am

    Arboretum Club, 401 Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

  83. Feb 14 2020

    Western Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 14, 2020 11:30am–1:30pm

    Galesburg Public Library, 40 E Simmons St, Galesburg, IL 61401

  84. Feb 14 2020

    Central Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 14, 2020 8:00am–10:00am

    Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel, 201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761

  85. Feb 13 2020

    Students and New Professionals Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 12:00pm–1:00pm

  86. Feb 13 2020

    Young Adult Services Forum Professional Development Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 9:30am–12:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193

  87. Feb 10 2020

    Southern Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 10, 2020 11:30am–1:30pm

    Effingham Public Library, 200 N 3rd St, Effingham, IL 62401

  88. Feb 10 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Feb 10, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  89. Feb 7 2020

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 7, 2020 11:00am–3:00pm

    Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004

  90. Feb 7 2020

    Resources & Technical Service Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 7, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  91. Feb 7 2020

    Metro East Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 7, 2020 8:00am–10:00am

    Sunset Hills Country Club, 2525 S State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62025

  92. Feb 5 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  93. Feb 3 2020

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Monday, Feb 3, 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

    Zoom

  94. Feb 3 2020

    Diversity Committee Meeting

    Monday, Feb 3, 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

    Zoom

  95. Feb 3 2020

    West Suburban Legislative Meet-Up

    Monday, Feb 3, 2020 11:30am–1:30pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook, IL 60523

  96. Feb 3 2020

    2020 Legislative Meet-ups

    Monday, Feb 3–Mar 2, 2020 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  97. Jan 30 2020

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 10:00am–3:00pm

    Online

  98. Jan 28 2020

    Free IACRL Webinar

    Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

  99. Jan 24 2020

    ILA Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Jan 24, 2020 3:00pm–5:00pm

    Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton Street, Niles, IL 60714

  100. Jan 24 2020

    RAILS/ILA Marketing Meeting

    Friday, Jan 24, 2020 12:30pm–3:00pm

    Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton Street, Nile, IL 60714

  101. Jan 24 2020

    ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Friday–Tuesday, Jan 24–28, 2020

    Philadelphia, PA

  102. Jan 20 2020

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Jan 20, 2020

  103. Jan 18 2020

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bellwood Public Library, 600 Bohland Ave, Bellwood, IL 60104

  104. Jan 17 2020

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Jan 17, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  105. Jan 17 2020

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Jan 17, 2020 10:00am–3:00pm

    TBA

  106. Jan 16 2020

    Committee and Forum Reports Due

    Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

  107. Jan 15 2020

    Small and Rural Libraries Forum Meeting

    Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

  108. Jan 13 2020

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Jan 13, 2020 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  109. Jan 9 2020

    Young Adult Services Forum Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 9, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Berwyn Public Library, 2701 Harlem Ave., Berwyn, IL 60402

  110. Jan 6 2020

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 6, 2020 1:00pm–3:00pm

  111. Jan 6 2020

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 6, 2020 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  112. Dec 25 2019

    Christmas - ILA Office Closed

    Wednesday, Dec 25, 2019

  113. Dec 24 2019

    Christmas Eve - ILA Office Closed

    Tuesday, Dec 24, 2019

  114. Dec 20 2019

    Deadline for March issue of the ILA Reporter

    Friday, Dec 20, 2019

  115. Dec 13 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Dec 13, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  116. Dec 9 2019

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Monday, Dec 9, 2019 9:00am–10:00am

    Via Zoom

  117. Dec 6 2019

    IACRL to Host ACRL Webinar at NIU

    Friday, Dec 6, 2019 9:00am

    Founders Memorial Library, 217 Normal Rd., DeKalb, IL 60115

  118. Dec 2 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 2, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  119. Dec 2 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 2, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  120. Nov 28 2019

    Thanksgiving - ILA Office Closed

    Thursday–Friday, Nov 28–29, 2019

  121. Nov 22 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Nov 22, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Itasca Community Library, 500 W Irving Park Rd, Itasca, IL 60143

  122. Nov 21 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    IHLS Champaign (PolyCom at IHLS Edwardsville and Carbondale) & remotely via Zoom, 1704 W. Interstate Dr., Champaign, IL 61822

  123. Nov 16 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield, IL 60513

  124. Nov 8 2019

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Nov 8, 2019 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  125. Nov 7 2019

    Young Adult Services Forum Board Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453

  126. Nov 7 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due

    Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

  127. Nov 5 2019

    Conference Program Committee Zoom Meeting

    Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

  128. Nov 4 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 4, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  129. Nov 4 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 4, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  130. Nov 1 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Nov 1, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  131. Nov 1 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Nov 1, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  132. Oct 31 2019

    IACRL Journal Club

    Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 10:00am–11:00am

  133. Oct 24 2019

    Trustee Day @ ILA Annual Conference

    Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 8:00am–4:00pm

  134. Oct 23 2019

    Best Practices Committee Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 5:30pm–6:30pm

    Executive Board Room, Tinley Park Convention Center

  135. Oct 22 2019

    2019 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 22–24, 2019 8:00am

    Tinley Park Convention Center, Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477

  136. Oct 20 2019

    Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter

    Sunday, Oct 20, 2019

  137. Oct 7 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 7, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  138. Oct 7 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 7, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  139. Sep 24 2019

    IACRL Executive Board Meeting

    Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 10:00am–11:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  140. Sep 13 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Sep 13, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  141. Sep 12 2019

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091

  142. Sep 9 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Sep 9, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  143. Sep 9 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Sep 9, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS), 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  144. Sep 6 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Sep 6, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  145. Sep 2 2019

    Labor Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Sep 2, 2019

  146. Aug 20 2019

    Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter

    Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

  147. Aug 17 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bridgeview Public Library, 7840 W. 79th St., Bridgeview, IL 60455

  148. Aug 16 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Aug 16, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    St Charles Public Library, 1 S. 6th Street, St. Charles, IL 60174

  149. Jul 26 2019

    Library Appreciation Night at Guaranteed Rate Field

    Friday, Jul 26, 2019 7:10pm

  150. Jul 24 2019

    2019 Orientation Session

    Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 9:30am–4:00pm

    Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria, 101 Holiday St., East Peoria, IL 61611

  151. Jul 24 2019

    2019 ILA Orientation for Executive Board, Committees, and Forum Leadership

    Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 9:30am–4:00pm

    Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria, 101 Holiday St., East Peoria, IL 61611

  152. Jul 23 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 1:00pm–5:00pm

    Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria, 101 Holiday Street, East Peoria, IL 61611

  153. Jul 12 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jul 12, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  154. Jul 12 2019

    LIRA Membership Meeting

    Friday, Jul 12, 2019 9:30am–11:30am

    Arthur J. Gallagher, 2850 Golf Rd., Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

  155. Jul 4 2019

    Independence Day - ILA Office Closed

    Thursday, Jul 4, 2019

  156. Jun 20 2019

    Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter

    Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

  157. Jun 20 2019

    ALA Annual Conference

    Thursday–Tuesday, Jun 20–25, 2019

    Washington, DC

  158. Jun 14 2019

    Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jun 14, 2019 10:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  159. Jun 13 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  160. Jun 12 2019

    ACRL webinar viewing at UIS

    Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 1:00pm–4:00pm

    University of Illinois Springfield, One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703

  161. Jun 7 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Jun 7, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  162. Jun 3 2019

    2019 Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 3–7, 2019 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  163. Jun 3 2019

    Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 3–7, 2019 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  164. Jun 3 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jun 3, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  165. Jun 3 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jun 3, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  166. May 30 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, May 30, 2019

  167. May 29 2019

    2019 ILA New Board Member Orientation

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:00am–2:00pm

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, Illinois 60654

  168. May 27 2019

    Memorial Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, May 27, 2019

  169. May 23 2019

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings NEW DATE

    Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  170. May 18 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Fox River Valley Public Library District, 555 Barrington Rd., East Dundee, IL 60118

  171. May 17 2019

    Reaching Forward South

    Friday, May 17, 2019

    SIU Student Center, 210 Physical Plant Dr., Carbondale, IL 62901

  172. May 10 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, May 10, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Geneva Public Library, 127 James St, Geneva, IL 60134

  173. May 6 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 6, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  174. May 6 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 6, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  175. May 3 2019

    2019 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 3, 2019 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  176. May 3 2019

    Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 3, 2019

    Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

  177. Apr 29 2019

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Monday, Apr 29, 2019 9:30am–12:00pm

    Methodist College, 7600 North Academic Drive, Peoria, IL 61615

  178. Apr 27 2019

    2019 Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:30am–4:30pm

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Books Building, 300 N. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  179. Apr 27 2019

    Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:30am–4:30pm

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Books Building, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1796

  180. Apr 25 2019

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 9:30am–12:00pm

    Waubonsee Community College, 4S783 IL-47, Sugar Grove, IL 60554

  181. Apr 20 2019

    Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter

    Saturday, Apr 20, 2019

  182. Apr 19 2019

    Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting

    Friday, Apr 19, 2019 10:00am

  183. Apr 18 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA HQ (tentative; likely to change); videoconference and conference calling via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  184. Apr 12 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Apr 12, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  185. Apr 11 2019

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Wheaton Public Library, 225 N Cross St., Wheaton, IL 60187

  186. Apr 10 2019

    ACRL 2019 Conference

    Wednesday–Saturday, Apr 10–13, 2019

    Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, OH

  187. Apr 5 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Apr 5, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  188. Apr 5 2019

    2019 Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 5, 2019 9:30am–3:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193

  189. Apr 4 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

  190. Apr 1 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  191. Apr 1 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  192. Apr 1 2019

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019 10:00am–3:30pm

    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  193. Mar 29 2019

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Mar 29, 2019 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  194. Mar 21 2019

    2019 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Thursday–Friday, Mar 21–22, 2019 8:00am

    Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 201 Broadway Avenue, Normal, IL 61761

  195. Mar 21 2019

    Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Thursday–Friday, Mar 21–22, 2019

    Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 201 Broadway, Normal, IL 61761

  196. Mar 16 2019

    2019 Trustee Forum Workshop - Oak Brook

    Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  197. Mar 9 2019

    2019 Trustee Forum Workshop - Springfield

    Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 8:00am–4:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701

  198. Mar 4 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 4, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  199. Mar 4 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 4, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  200. Mar 1 2019

    West Suburban Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Mar 1, 2019 11:30am–2:00pm

    Oak Brook Marriott, 1401 West 22nd St, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  201. Feb 22 2019

    Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting

    Friday, Feb 22, 2019 10:00am

  202. Feb 20 2019

    Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter

    Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

  203. Feb 18 2019

    Presidents' Day Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 18, 2019 8:30am–10:00am

    Arboretum Club, 401 Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

  204. Feb 18 2019

    Presidents' Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Feb 18, 2019

  205. Feb 14 2019

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004

  206. Feb 8 2019

    Southern Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Effingham Public Library, 200 N 3rd St, Effingham, IL 62401

  207. Feb 8 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  208. Feb 8 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  209. Feb 8 2019

    ILA Resources and Technical Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge, IL 60517

  210. Feb 8 2019

    Metro East Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 8:30am–10:00am

    Sunset Hills Country Club, 2525 S State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62025

  211. Feb 6 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  212. Feb 4 2019

    Western Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 4, 2019 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Galesburg Public Library, 40 E Simmons St, Galesburg, IL 61401

  213. Feb 4 2019

    Central Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 4, 2019 8:30am–10:00am

    Bloomington-Normal Marriott Conference Center, 201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761

  214. Feb 1 2019

    Chicago Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Winter Garden, Harold Washington Public Library, 400 S State St,, Chicago, IL 60605

  215. Feb 1 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Geneva Public Library, 127 James St, Geneva, IL 60134

  216. Feb 1 2019

    South Suburban Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019 8:00am–10:00am

    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  217. Feb 1 2019

    2019 Legislative Meet-ups

    Friday, Feb 1–Mar 1, 2019 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  218. Jan 31 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; videoconference and conference calling via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  219. Jan 25 2019

    ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Friday–Tuesday, Jan 25–29, 2019

    Seattle, WA

  220. Jan 24 2019

    IACRL Journal Discussion Group

    Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 3:00pm–4:00pm

  221. Jan 21 2019

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Jan 21, 2019

  222. Jan 19 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Maywood Public Library, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, Maywood, IL 60153

  223. Jan 18 2019

    ILA Executive Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jan 18, 2019 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  224. Jan 17 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

  225. Jan 7 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 7, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  226. Jan 7 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 7, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527

  227. Jan 1 2019

    New Year's Day - ILA Office Closed

    Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019

  228. Dec 31 2018

    New Year's Eve - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Dec 31, 2018

  229. Dec 25 2018

    Christmas - ILA Office Closed

    Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018

  230. Dec 24 2018

    Christmas Eve - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Dec 24, 2018

  231. Dec 20 2018

    Deadline for February issue of the ILA Reporter

    Thursday, Dec 20, 2018

  232. Dec 7 2018

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Dec 7, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  233. Dec 5 2018

    ILA Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018

    ILA Headquarters, 33 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654

  234. Dec 3 2018

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 3, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  235. Dec 3 2018

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 3, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  236. Nov 30 2018

    ILA Marketing Forum Board Meeting

    Friday, Nov 30, 2018 12:00pm–1:00pm

    Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016

  237. Nov 30 2018

    RAILS/ILA Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Nov 30, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016

  238. Nov 30 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Friday, Nov 30, 2018 8:30am–10:00am

    Illinois Heartland Library System, 1704 W. Interstate Drive, Champaign, IL 61822

  239. Nov 29 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 10:00am–11:30am

    Illinois Heartland Library System - Edwardsville, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  240. Nov 29 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System in person; videoconference and conference calling via Zoom, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  241. Nov 28 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 3:00pm–4:30pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System - Edwardsville, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  242. Nov 28 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 9:00am–10:30am

    Illinois Heartland Library System - Carbondale, 1840 Innovation Dr., Carbondale, IL 62903

  243. Nov 26 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group (Online Session for ALA Ethnic Affiliate Members)

    Monday, Nov 26, 2018 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Online Session

  244. Nov 22 2018

    Thanksgiving - ILA Office Closed

    Thursday–Friday, Nov 22–23, 2018

  245. Nov 19 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group (Online Session)

    Monday, Nov 19, 2018 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Online Session

  246. Nov 16 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Nov 16, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  247. Nov 15 2018

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

  248. Nov 14 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 3:00pm–4:30pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Libraries System (RAILS), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  249. Nov 12 2018

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Monday, Nov 12, 2018 9:30am–12:00pm

    Prairie State College Library, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, IL 60411

  250. Nov 10 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Hwy., Homewood, IL 60430

  251. Nov 9 2018

    Illinois Youth Services Institute Planning Committee Meeting

    Friday, Nov 9, 2018 10:00am–2:00pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  252. Nov 8 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Berwyn Public Library, 2701 Harlem Ave., Berwyn, IL 60402

  253. Nov 6 2018

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 9:30am–12:00pm

    Northwestern University Library, 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

  254. Nov 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 5, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  255. Nov 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  256. Nov 5 2018

    2019 Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 5, 2018 10:00am–2:30pm

    Morton Public Library, 315 W. Pershing St., Morton, IL 61550

  257. Nov 2 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Nov 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  258. Oct 20 2018

    Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter

    Saturday, Oct 20, 2018

  259. Oct 19 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Oct 19, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  260. Oct 11 2018

    iREAD Committee Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 9:00am–11:00am

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  261. Oct 11 2018

    Trustee Day at ILA Annual Conference

    Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 8:00am–4:00pm

    Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  262. Oct 10 2018

    Best Practices Committee Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 1:30pm–3:00pm

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  263. Oct 10 2018

    IACRL Luncheon at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 12:15pm–1:30pm

    Marriott Pere Marquette Hotel, 501 Main St, Peoria, IL 61602

  264. Oct 10 2018

    Public Library Forum Luncheon at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 12:15pm–1:30pm

    Marriott Pere Marquette Hotel, 501 Main St, Peoria, IL 61602

  265. Oct 10 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 9:00am–10:00am

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  266. Oct 9 2018

    RTSF Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 4:00pm–5:00pm

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  267. Oct 9 2018

    2018 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 9–11, 2018 8:00am

    Peoria Civic Center, Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Avenue, Peoria, IL 61602

  268. Oct 9 2018

    2018 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 9–11, 2018

    Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  269. Oct 8 2018

    ILA Executive Board Strategic Planning Session

    Monday, Oct 8, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Mariott Pere Marquette Hotel, Illinois Room, 501 Main St., Peoria, IL 61602

  270. Oct 3 2018

    IACRL Meeting via Zoom

    Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 9:00am

  271. Oct 1 2018

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 1, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  272. Oct 1 2018

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 1, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  273. Sep 21 2018

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  274. Sep 21 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  275. Sep 20 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  276. Sep 19 2018

    Illinois Youth Services Institute Meeting

    Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Conference Call

  277. Sep 18 2018

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Peoria Public Library

  278. Sep 13 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605

  279. Sep 7 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 12:00pm–2:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, Illinois 60193

  280. Sep 7 2018

    RAILS/ILA Marketing Meeting

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, Illinois 60193

  281. Sep 7 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  282. Sep 6 2018

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

  283. Sep 3 2018

    Labor Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Sep 3, 2018

  284. Aug 27 2018

    ILA Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Aug 27, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  285. Aug 27 2018

    ILA Public Policy Committee Monthly Meeting

    Monday, Aug 27, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  286. Aug 20 2018

    Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter

    Monday, Aug 20, 2018

  287. Aug 18 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 10:00am

    Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  288. Aug 10 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Aug 10, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  289. Jul 27 2018

    White Sox Library Appreciation Night

    Friday, Jul 27, 2018 7:10pm

  290. Jul 19 2018

    Marketing Forum Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 2:30pm–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  291. Jul 19 2018

    2018 ILA Orientation Session

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  292. Jul 19 2018

    ILA Orientation for Executive Board, Forums, and Committees

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  293. Jul 19 2018

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

  294. Jul 18 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  295. Jun 21 2018

    ALA Annual Conference

    Thursday–Tuesday, Jun 21–26, 2018

    New Orleans, LA

  296. Jun 20 2018

    Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter

    Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

  297. Jun 14 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  298. Jun 7 2018

    IACRL and UIC Host ACRL Webinar Viewing

    Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 2:00pm–4:00pm

    Room 1-470 of the Richard J. Daley Library on the University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago

  299. Jun 4 2018

    2018 Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 4–8, 2018 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  300. Jun 4 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jun 4, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  301. Jun 4 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jun 4, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  302. Jun 1 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Jun 1, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass, Westmont, IL 60559

  303. Jun 1 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Jun 1, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  304. May 29 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

  305. May 19 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00am

    Ela Area Public Library District, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

  306. May 18 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, May 18, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Gail Borden Public Library District, 270 N Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120

  307. May 17 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Thursday, May 17, 2018 10:00am

    Indian Trails Library District, 355 Schoenbeck Rd., Wheeling, IL 60090

  308. May 15 2018

    All award nominations are due in the ILA Office

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Illinois Library Association, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  309. May 14 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, May 14, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  310. May 14 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, May 14, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  311. May 11 2018

    iREAD Committee meeting

    Friday, May 11, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, Illinois 60462

  312. May 7 2018

    2018 Dinner at the Capitol Hill Club

    Monday, May 7, 2018 7:30pm–10:00pm

    300 First St., SE, Washington, DC 20003

  313. May 7 2018

    National Library Legislative Day

    Monday–Tuesday, May 7–8, 2018

    Washington, DC

  314. May 4 2018

    Reaching Forward Conference of Library Assistants

    Friday, May 4, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018

  315. May 4 2018

    2018 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 4, 2018 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  316. Apr 28 2018

    Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 8:30am–4:30pm

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Books Building, 300 N. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  317. Apr 20 2018

    2018 Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018 9:30am–3:00pm

    Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  318. Apr 20 2018

    Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018 9:30am–3:00pm

    Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  319. Apr 20 2018

    Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018

  320. Apr 12 2018

    ILA Executive Board meeting

    Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System in person; ILA HQ (Chicago) and Illinois State Library (Springfield) via videoconference and conference call, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  321. Apr 12 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453

  322. Apr 9 2018

    2018 Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 9, 2018 10:00am–4:00pm

    Bloomington Public Library, 205 E. Olive St., Bloomington, IL 61701

  323. Apr 2 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Apr 2, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  324. Apr 2 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Apr 2, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  325. Mar 30 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Mar 30, 2018 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  326. Mar 29 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

  327. Mar 20 2018

    Public Library Association, 2018 Conference

    Tuesday–Saturday, Mar 20–24, 2018

    Philadelphia, PA

  328. Mar 16 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Mar 16, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60193

  329. Mar 16 2018

    2018 Illinois Annual Conference program proposals due

    Friday, Mar 16, 2018

  330. Mar 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Mar 5, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  331. Mar 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Mar 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  332. Mar 2 2018

    RAILS & ILA Marketing Group Meeting

    Friday, Mar 2, 2018 1:30pm–3:30pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  333. Feb 20 2018

    Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter

    Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

  334. Feb 17 2018

    2018 Trustee Forum Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  335. Feb 17 2018

    Trustee Forum Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 8:00am

    Chicago Marriott Oakbrook, 1401 22nd St., Oakbrook, IL 60523

  336. Feb 9 2018

    ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Friday–Tuesday, Feb 9–13, 2018

    Denver, CO

  337. Feb 8 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park, IL 60301

  338. Feb 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Feb 5, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  339. Feb 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Feb 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  340. Feb 2 2018

    iREAD Committee meeting

    Friday, Feb 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL 60544

  341. Feb 2 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  342. Feb 1 2018

    ILA Executive Board meeting

    Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State Library (Springfield), and Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via videoconferencing and conference call.

  343. Jan 29 2018

    2018 Legislative Meet-ups

    Monday–Friday, Jan 29–Feb 23, 2018 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  344. Jan 26 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Jan 26, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  345. Jan 26 2018

    2019 Illinois Youth Services Institute Planning Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jan 26, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  346. Jan 23 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018

  347. Jan 20 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 10:00am

    Maywood Public Library, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153

  348. Jan 18 2018

    RAILS Member Update

    Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

  349. Jan 11 2018

    Bob Doyle's Retirement Celebration

    Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 4:00pm–6:00pm

    The University Club, 76 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603

  350. Jan 8 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jan 8, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  351. Jan 8 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jan 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  352. Oct 10 2017

    2017 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 10–12, 2017 8:00am

    Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  353. Sep 14 2017

    2017 Youth Services Forum Art Institute Field Trip

    Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 10:00am–3:00pm

    Art Institute of Chicago, Columbus Drive Entrance, 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603

  354. Jul 20 2017

    2017 ILA Orientation Session

    Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  355. Jun 5 2017

    2017 Directors University

    Monday–Thursday, Jun 5–8, 2017 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  356. May 5 2017

    2017 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 5, 2017 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  357. May 1 2017

    2017 Dinner at the Capitol Hill Club

    Monday, May 1, 2017 7:30pm–10:00pm

    300 First St., SE, Washington, DC 20003

  358. May 1 2017

    2017 National Library Legislative Day

    Monday–Tuesday, May 1–2, 2017 9:00am

    Washington, DC, Washington, DC 20001

  359. Mar 10 2017

    2017 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Friday–Saturday, Mar 10–11, 2017 8:00am

    Crowne Plaza Springfield, 3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703

  360. Feb 18 2017

    2017 Trustee Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  361. Feb 6 2017

    2017 Legislative Meet-ups

    Monday–Friday, Feb 6–Mar 3, 2017 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  362. Oct 18 2016

    2016 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 18–20, 2016 9:00am

    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, 5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

  363. Jul 22 2016

    2016 ILA Orientation Session

    Friday, Jul 22, 2016 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  364. Jul 11 2016

    Illinois Library Leadership Summit

    Monday–Tuesday, Jul 11–12, 2016 1:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  365. May 6 2016

    2016 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 6, 2016 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  366. Apr 1 2016

    2016 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Friday–Saturday, Apr 1–2, 2016 8:00am

    Marriott Bloomington-Normal Hotel and Conference Center, 201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761

  367. Mar 18 2016

    2016 Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries Conference

    Friday, Mar 18, 2016 8:00am–5:00pm

    Chicago Marriott O'Hare, 8535 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631

  368. Feb 13 2016

    2016 Trustee Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  369. Feb 12 2016

    2016 Legislative Meet-ups

    Friday, Feb 12–19, 2016

    Various locations and dates., Please check events' details below.

  370. Oct 21 2015

    2015 All for One Conference: A Library State of Mind

    Wednesday–Saturday, Oct 21–24, 2015

    Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, IL

  371. Aug 6 2015

    Idea Playground: Youth Services UnCon

    Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

    Dominican University, Parmer Hall, 7900 W Division St., River Forest, IL 60305

  372. Jul 24 2015

    Orientation Session

    Friday, Jul 24, 2015

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main, Normal, IL 61761

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